9 December 2008
A CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED PLATE
CIRCA 590 B.C.
With five padded dancers, all moving right with their arms raised, one forward, one back, rosettes of various sizes in the field, four concentric circles in the center, rays on the outturned rim; the underside with concentric circles; details in added red
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diameter
with Charles Ede, London, 1999 (Corinthian Pottery X, no. 9).
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For a plate attributed to the Chimaera Group with similar treatment to the underside see pl. 65:3 in Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period.
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